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second-hand , sec‧ond‧hand
1 second-hand things are not new when you get them, because they were owned by someone else before you:
second-hand clothes
a second-hand car
secondhand store/shop etc (=a shop that sells second-hand things)
2 second-hand information or knowledge is told to you by someone who is not the person who originally said it - used to show disapproval [≠ first-hand]
second-hand reports/accounts
second-hand accounts of mass killings

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